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Event CIWEM - CMS Conference: Surface Water Management - Direction, Policy & Practice

Thinking from across the world is helping to set out how surface water management fits into the broader context of water in the urban environment. The developing ideas envisage multiple benefits to society, the economy and the environment accruing from a wide variety of approaches. This conference is rooted in demonstrating the practical delivery of projects from a wide variety of perspectives in these current challenging times and will also set out a clear direction of travel.


  • To provide an overview of this fast developing idea from the emerging policy context to the realities of practical delivery
  • To demonstrate the multiple benefit and developments in scheme evaluation
  • To describe the emerging picture of risks posed by surface water flooding and the responses this is provoking
  • To understand the direction of Government policy and programmes
  • To consider urban diffuse pollution and how SuDs can play a part in mitigation
  • To understand the developing picture of Ofwat and water company responses, working with Local authorities and partnerships
  • To look at community level response in terms of the developing practice
  • To provide an update on the SuDs Advisory Board idea and how this might work in practice
  • To test and be inspired by overseas examples providing an integrated view of water in the urban environment and the role of surface water management

Book a place
You can book for this conference online by visiting and pay by credit card. You can also pay by credit card over the phone by calling 01531 890415. Should you wish to pay by BACS or by cheque, please complete the booking form on the programme and return it to by fax 01531 890415 or by post.


Halcrow Hydro International
Micro-Drainage Ltd MWH Polypipe WRc

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Contact information CIWEM 15 John Street London, London WC1N2EB United Kingdom (email: ;
Event type Conference
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Source CIWEM
Geographical coverage United Kingdom,
Address SOAS, London
Organizer CIWEM
Target audience International
Period 27/06/2012
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH